Battery Basics


 As battery powered device increasing in ubiquity, system EE need to have solid understand of battery chemistry, capacity, aging, and charging and discharged curve. 



Why is Lithium Ion battery chosen for premium portable electronics such as a smart phone?

References and Further Reading:

" Recharging Alkaline Batteries : Fact or Fiction?", 

"Battery Energy Density": 

"Battery Charging", 

"Charging Lithium-ion", 

"Developing Affordable Mixed Signal power ysstems for Battery Charger Applications",